I am available for keynotes, presentations or full day workshops. I am happy to work with you to create a learning opportunity that truly meets your needs. My focus areas include Personal Learning Networks, Connected Learning, Digital Literacy, Content Curation, Social Media in Education and Information Management.

Recent keynotes, presentations and workshops are below. Almost all are linked to the accompanying blog post or resource list.

March 2021 – Western Australia School Library Association
Beyond Fake News: Navigating our Information Ecosystem for Truth and Balance

August 2020 – ALIA Schools Webinar Series Keynote
Beyond Fake News: Navigating our Information Ecosystem for Truth and Balance

July 2020 – ASLA 2020 Webinar Series Keynote
The Economics of Teacher Librarianship

May 2020 – International School Library Network (ISLN) Singapore AGM Keynote
Leading in Times of Change

July 2019 – Remarkable Women Conference – St Rita’s School Brisbane
Reading between the Lines: The truth about school libraries in a post-truth society
Research in the Real World

May 2019National Education Summit – Brisbane
Presentation: Professional Learning for Connected Teacher Librarians: Linking, Stretching and Amplifying

April 2019PressEd: A WordPress and Education, Pedagogy and Research Online Conference
Presentation: PhD and beyond: A WordPress adventure

Nov 2018 – QUT-Beijing Normal University-University of Calgary Doctoral Forum

July 2018 – University of Queensland Cyberschool Annual Seminar
1 x 1 hour keynote
Designing a Connected Future

June 2018 –  Lulea University of Technology Higher Education Conference
1 x 1.5 hour keynote
Harnessing the Pedagogical Potential of the PLN

May 2018 – 11th International Networked Learning Conference, Zagreb Croatia
1 x 20 minute Pecha Kucha presentation
Transforming professional learning through Personal Learning Networks

May 2018 – Consultancy for Academic Staff and HDR students, Lulea University of Technology – Lulea Sweden
2 x 1 hour presentations
Transforming professional learning through Personal Learning Networks (for teachers)
Transforming professional learning through Personal Learning Networks (for students)

November 2017 – Higher Degree Research Conference – Brisbane Australia
1 x 20 minute presentation
Beyond safe harbours: Teachers’ experiences of professional learning through personal learning networks

July 2017 – QUT Research and Publications Week Workshop presentation
1×1 hour workshop
Using Networks to Collect Data in Social Media Environments

September 2015 – SLANZA Conference – Christchurch New Zealand
1 x 1 hour keynote & 1 x 1.5 hour workshop
Beyond the Buzzword – Creating a Makerspace in Your Library
Tips and tricks for developing info-savvy students – getting the most from the digital harvest.

September 2015 -ALIA Schools Conference – Melbourne
1 x 1.5 hour keynote
Digital Content Curation – Bringing form to Content Chaos

August 2015 – Eduwebinar Webinar – Online
1 x 1 hour webinar
Creating Connections for Learning and Teaching with Social Media

June 2015 – Edutech – Brisbane
1 x 1 hour workshop & 1 x 1 hour panel presentation
Getting Connected with Social Media to Develop a Professional Learning Network
Content Curation – Thoughts from the field

May 2015 – Lismore Catholic Education Diocese Teacher Librarian Network Day
1 x 1 day workshop
Contemporary Libraries – Spaces, Resources, Personal Learning Networks, Curation and more.

March 2015 – East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) 13th Annual Teachers’ Conference– Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia – Special Presenter
4 x 1.5 hour workshops
Content Curation– strategies for managing information overload
Making Sense of Makerspaces: Creating Space for Invention & Imagination
Developing info-savvy students – building critical literacy
Remix, Reuse and Re-energise using Creative Commons and Open Education Resources.

November 2014 – Pearson National Learning and Teaching Conference – Brisbane
1 x 1.5 hour hands on workshop
Making Sense of Makerspaces

September & October 2014 – Eduwebinar Webinar – Online
2 x 1 hour webinars
Making Sense of Makerspaces
Infosavvy Students – Developing Critical Literacy Online

April 2014 – Pearson Professional Learning Days – Sydney and Melbourne
2 x one day workshops
Contemporary Libraries – Spaces, Resources, Digital Tools, Personal Leaning Networks, Curation and more.

September 2013 & March 2014 – Resourcing Digital Collections – SYBA Academy
Sydney and Brisbane
2 x 1 hour keynotes
Thrills and Spills – Implementing a Digital Library

August 2013 – 10th Interactive Teaching and Learning Conference – Gold Coast
2 x 1.5 hour workshops
Augmented Reality in the Classroom
Ebooks, Ereaders and Education

April, July and August 2012, August 2013 – Simple K-12 Webinar presentations
(Worldwide audience mainly focused in the United States)

3 x 1 hour webinars
12 Reasons Teachers Should Use Diigo,
It’s Hip to be Square; QR Codes for the Library
Tips and Tools for Managing Your iPad

July 2012 -SLAQ Biennial Conference: Connect Create Challenge – Cairns
1 x 1.5 hour workshop
QR Codes in the Information Environment

August 2011- 8th Interactive Teaching and Learning Conference – Melbourne
2 x 1 hour workshops
Resourcing Contemporary Learning from a Systems Perspective
Resourcing the Inquiry Process using Web 2.0

May 2009 – MYSA (Middle Years of Schooling Association) 6th International Conference – Brisbane
1 x 1 hour workshop
Teaching in the Real World – using digital technologies to enhance learning

June 2007 – Inet International Online Conference – Online
1 x 1 hour webinar
The 21st Century Educator

May 2007 – ACER ICT Conference – Brisbane
1 x 1 hour workshops
Teaching in a Digital World

October 2006 – Brisbane Catholic Education ICT Forum – Brisbane
1 x 1 hour workshop
Intranets and Digital Learning Management

May 2006 – 1st ACEL/Microsoft Online Conference – Online
1 x 1 hour webinar
Innovative Teaching and Learning